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Belleville Library Featuring Free Events

Each library offering lots of activities for the end of the summer and into the fall.

Summer may be coming to a close, but there are still lots of fun things to do at the Belleville Public Library.

The library - located at 221 Washington Avenue - offers many of its programs for free, though some cost a nominal fee. 

  • For the younger set, there are film showings on Fridays at 2 p.m.  “The Little Mermaid is on Aug. 24th, with “Up” on Aug. 31st.
  • Monday nights are a great night to visit the library. There are two programs left as part of the Eight Great Live Monday Night Series that takes place at 6:30 p.m - The  Josh Herman Marionette Theater on Aug. 20th and Joe Fischer's The Juggling Club on Aug. 27th. Both are free of charge for the entire family.
  • Dreamers' Workshop continues on Tuesdays at  2 p.m., and features activities, games and crafts that explore dreams
  • Storytime features story books, songs and socializing Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • For adults, there is Margery Lordi’s English Tea on Sunday, Sept. 23rd at 2 p.m. Tickets are required  and cost $12. It is optional to bring your own cup and saucer.
  • Adults can visit museums for free, by borrowing free admission tickets to the American Museum of Natural History, althought for that, the cost is $7 per ticket, and the Intrepid Museum is free. To get a pass, call the Circulation Desk at 973-450-3434 for information. To reserve museum passes, a $40 deposit is required, which will be returned when passes are given back to library.
  • For children, “Get Your Game On” is Fridays, from 2 to 4 p.m. Children can stop by the library every Friday for a gaming afternoon.
  • On Tuesday, Aug. 28,  from 2 to 4 p.m., the library has “Artsy Crafty Dreams: Catch a Dream!"

For more information on these and other programs, call the library at 973-450-3434.

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